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The Resource Randy Shilts papers

Randy Shilts papers

Label
Randy Shilts papers, 1955-1994
Title
Randy Shilts papers
Inclusive dates
1955-1994
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection documents the life and work of Randy Shilts. These documents include drafts, research and interview notes for his writing, correspondence, journals, clippings, photographs, VHS videos, and audiotapes. Half of the collection consists of newspaper and magazine clippings documenting GLBT and AIDS coverage by the major print media. This portion of the collection spans 20 years and contains a wealth of references to the gay and lesbian issues of the time
Biographical or historical data
Randy Shilts was a gay San Francisco journalist and author. He wrote for the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper and authored the books: And the Band Played On, about the AIDS epidemic; The Mayor of Castro Street, about Harvey Milk; and Conduct Unbecoming, about gays in the military.
Cataloging source
SFR
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Shilts, Randy
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  • Shilts, Randy
  • Shilts, Randy
  • Shilts, Randy
  • Shilts, Randy
  • Milk, Harvey
  • Gay journalists
  • Gay men
  • Gay men in mass media
  • Lesbians in mass media
  • Gays in popular culture
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Gay men and AIDS
  • Gay military personnel
  • Gay soldiers
  • Lesbian soldiers
  • Homophobia in the Armed Forces
  • Gay liberation movement
  • Politicians
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
Randy Shilts papers
Link
Instantiates
Arrangement
Arranged by folder title.
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid (partial);
Extent
120
Governing access note
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance
Immediate source of acquisition
Papers donated by the Estate of Randy Shilts,
Organization method
Organized into five series: Personal Papers, Professional Papers (journalism and books), Gay Research Files, AIDS Research Files, and Audiovisual Materials and Photographs;
System control number
(OCoLC)173644289
Type of unit
cubic feet (approx.)
Label
Randy Shilts papers
Link
Arrangement
Arranged by folder title.
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid (partial);
Extent
120
Governing access note
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance
Immediate source of acquisition
Papers donated by the Estate of Randy Shilts,
Organization method
Organized into five series: Personal Papers, Professional Papers (journalism and books), Gay Research Files, AIDS Research Files, and Audiovisual Materials and Photographs;
System control number
(OCoLC)173644289
Type of unit
cubic feet (approx.)

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